Nurses/Paramedics Custody Healthcare Practitioners

Posted 5 days ago by Team24
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Roles - Nurses/Paramedics Custody Healthcare Practitioners

Location - Norfolk

Working pattern - Permanent

Salary Up to £34,000

Suitable for Nurses or Paramedics

Team24 are working with our sister company who employee Custody Healthcare Practitioners to work in Police Custody Suites in the Norfolk area. You will be a Registered Nurse or Qualified Paramedic with around four years post qualification experience.

As a Custody Practitioner you will use your clinical experience to assess detainees. Your remit covers fitness for detention, interview, release or transfer.

You will provide healthcare inventions and refer more serious cases in the course of your shift. It's an exciting role where your duties change constantly, and your clinical abilities will be put to the test!

Your duties will include

  • Undertake forensic examination of persons in police care
  • Provide written statements as required
  • Make and maintain complete and accurate clinical records
  • Assess alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal
  • Undertake mental health and learning disability assessments where appropriate.
  • Give oral testimony as required in any Court or Tribunal

The primary experience we look for is acute unit, A&E or independent and autonomous practice.

Individuals work independently in a police station alongside the police officers screening individuals for any health issues and ensuring that they are fit for interview. There are some forensic interventions such as taking bloods for evidence etc, but full training is given and a comprehensive induction course.

There are comprehensive levels of support available throughout the shift from an experienced management team and clinical lead as well as a call centre that supports through the allocation and prioritisation of workload.

The key skills required are

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to build and develop relationships
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must be confident and capable of autonomous practice

Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Registered Level One nurse/qualified paramedic
  • Experience in either Accident and Emergency, or other assessment areas of Healthcare
  • Experience in a custodial environment highly desirable
  • Excellent clinical examination skills
  • Experience of venepuncture
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Must have current driving license

The hours are a rotating shift pattern of 4 on and 4 off and the salary are up to £34k per annum.

Team 24 are proud to offer you a dedicated consultant that will be working with you on your application process. In return, you will receive a competitive salary and access to a leading training programme that will maximise your career progression both in clinical and management areas. If you believe this is the next step in your career

Next Step

  • Click to apply
  • Contact Chris at Team24

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Reference: 38450935

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